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Plum Island Auction Off Table as Congress Repeals Sale Laws
Advocacy

Plum Island Auction Off Table as Congress Repeals Sale Laws

After eight years of advocacy, the path is finally open for permanent protection of this unique place and its critical habitats for endangered wildlife.

New Legislation Aims to Protect Tiny Fish Vital to Seabirds
Advocacy

New Legislation Aims to Protect Tiny Fish Vital to Seabirds

Audubon supports the Forage Fish Conservation Act.

Audubon New York Joins More Than 175 New York Organizations to Launch New Coalition to Protect Funding for Critical Environmental Programs
Advocacy

Audubon New York Joins Coalition to Protect Funding for Environmental Programs

— The effort will include robust advocacy aimed at New York’s congressional delegation and state leaders to continue funding that supports jobs and clean water.
Audubon New York Joins Broad Coalition in Call to Protect Environmental Programs
News

Audubon New York Joins Broad Coalition in Call to Protect Environmental Programs

— Nearly 200 groups urge New York State leaders to maintain environmental funding to create jobs and restart the economy.
Grassland Birds Protected in New Renewable Energy Proposal
News

Grassland Birds Protected in New Renewable Energy Proposal

Read a statement from Audubon New York's Executive Director on draft rules for permitting new wind and solar projects.

Victory! Federal Judge Rules Administration’s Bird-Killing Policy is Illegal
News

Victory! Federal Judge Rules Administration’s Bird-Killing Policy is Illegal

Today’s ruling makes it clear that the administration must halt its attempt to rollback the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Seabirds and Fisheries Get a Virtual Lift in Congress from Audubon Advocates
Advocacy

Seabirds and Fisheries Get a Virtual Lift in Congress from Audubon Advocates

Grassroots members attend Audubon's annual forage fish fly-in and speak to legislators about the importance of healthy fisheries.

Great American Outdoors Act Will Benefit Birds, People, and Parks Across New York
News

Great American Outdoors Act Will Benefit Birds, People, and Parks Across New York

Now signed by the President, the Great American Outdoors Act is officially law.

Learn About New York's Bond Act, For the Birds
Advocacy

Learn About New York's Bond Act, For the Birds

$3 billion in funding could help improve streams, wetlands, and coasts, benefiting declining species like the Saltmarsh Sparrow.

U.S. Senate Votes to Protect Birds, Improve Parks, and Create Jobs
Advocacy

U.S. Senate Votes to Protect Birds, Improve Parks, and Create Jobs

Bipartisan legislation to provide permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund advances out of the U.S. Senate.